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Sahara's dust flies to the rescue
Sahara's dust flies to the rescue

Millions of tonnes of nutrient-laden dust are blown to the Amazon from one of the world's most barren places

Antarctic team trains for dark side of Moon

Scientists in the Antarctic are to be trained in docking a Soyuz spacecraft on to the International Space Station as part…

Can you spot the astronaut in this pic?

Stunning shot reveals the enormity of the ISS against the darkness of space. But can you see the astronaut?

Capital puts Rocket Lab on countdown

Rocket Lab has attracted new financial backing from one of the United States' oldest venture capital firms and aerospace…

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The Forgotten Children of Syria - Their Stories in their own words video The Forgotten Children of Syria - Their Stories in their own words

The Herald and World Vision have launched a campaign…

 Ahmed's story - The Forgotten Millions video Ahmed's story - The Forgotten Millions

Ahmed came to Lebanon with his parents two years ago…

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Water builds up in helmet during spacewalk
Water builds up in helmet during spacewalk

An American astronaut found water pooling inside his helmet after he finished a seven-hour spacewalk, raising new concerns…

Inside a black hole
video Inside a black hole

Black holes have been lurking inside our galaxy for years, but they're actually packed full of space matter so they're not…

What caused this pink cloud in space?
What caused this pink cloud in space?

A spectacular pink cloud of vapour in space could be seen by residents near a US Army installation in New Mexico.

NZ sunset out of this world
NZ sunset out of this world

Photo taken from International Space Station shows the Cook Strait and North and South Islands in glorious detail as they…

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NASA's flooding spacesuits

NASA is rushing to resolve a spacesuit problem linked to a 2013 emergency when water dangerously flooded a European astronaut's…

Kiwi shortlisted for one-way Mars trip

An Auckland man could end up swapping his job at the Ministry of Social Development for a one-way ticket to Mars.

On a one-way ticket to Mars

A 24-year-old astrophysics students at Birmingham University was yesterday named on the shortlist of candidates selected…

UFO photo baffles ex-sceptic

Queenstown man Verdun Waghorn was a UFO sceptic - until he photographed one. Now he wants to know if the truth is out there…

New Tesla battery to power homes
New Tesla battery to power homes

Tesla is working on a battery that can power your home and even help large-scale utilities store…

Space rock just a flash in Kiwi history

For those who missed the spectacle of a 4.6 billion year old chunk of space rock streaking across NZ skies, it could be…

Watch: 1500 years of meteors

A "blinding" flash, intense explosion and sonic booms experienced over much of the country last night were probably caused…

Radar spike not a space rock

A dash visible off the North Island's East Cape in a radar was likely nothing that could be blamed on a space rock, the…

'Almost certainly extra terrestrial'

A "blinding" flash, intense explosion and sonic booms experienced over much of the country last night were probably caused…

Your chances of finding the meteor
Your chances of finding the meteor

Astronomer on why Kiwis hunting for the remains of the space rock that lit up the skies should be looking…

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